Approximately 50 enemy aircraft were in the vicinity and the entire area was full of friendly flak .
Ninety percent of the missions flown drew flak and 20 percent received battle damage.
He steadfastly continued to take the flak for his players until two monumentally awful home defeats to Birmingham and Liverpool.
It's the women who are at the forefront of all the bloodshed, it's the women who have to carry the can and take the flak .
No stranger to taking flak from a variety of critics, Elan has come for more unwelcome attention recently.
It wouldn't be the first time the industry was made to pick up the tab and take the flak for flawed political policies.
The mission went well except for some inaccurate flak which didn't cause too much concern.
The tail gunner sustained a serious wound to the knee from a piece of flak that had come from underneath.
In fact, as soon as you cross the border into the Netherlands, you run into a curtain of flak and a few squadrons of fighters.
The bus drivers take the flak from the customers for what is an expensive and inefficient bus service.